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The view of Valetta from Sliema waterfront. I was looking for some foreground interest and along came this rusty bollard---- sorted!

Chuffed to bits with the response to Dancing Queen, thank you all for the comments and clicks. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Regards Nick

Camera:Pentax K20D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Sigma 24-70mm EX IF DG HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Bollard
Username:nikshot nikshot
Uploaded:8 Jun 2012 - 5:02 PM
Tags:Bollard, Landscape / travel, Malta, Sliema, Valetta
Votes:44

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41054 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 5:39 PM

The brown rust does contrast well with the blue sea. Lovely image Nick.

Dave

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64439 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 6:02 PM

Now you don't often see such a rusty bollard. Fills the f/g nicely. Smile
Chris

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
8 Jun 2012 - 6:59 PM

Lovely composition, great rusty textures.

John

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8769 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1599 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:04 PM

...then along came a lone seagull who perched atop the bollard, but it flew away too fast.....
One big solid piece of rust there, but seriously.....nicely composed.

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
8 Jun 2012 - 7:10 PM

Beautiful scene and like that big rusty bollard in the fg. Moira

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:11 PM

An interesting image really good.

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franken
franken e2 Member 123133 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:13 PM

Interesting scene and the bollard adds to it.

ken

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digital_boi
8 Jun 2012 - 7:14 PM

works well in the f/g so it was sorted indeed makes for a good composition

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 7:19 PM

Choppy water here and what colours...hope that you went swimming!
great shot
Lillian

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jujupops
jujupops  4 England
8 Jun 2012 - 7:29 PM

Nice bollard Nick Wink and love the shadow..............however my sights are firmly on the background.. fantastic GrinGrin
Julie

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Michaela_Solway

Lovely composition Nick.. Lovely colour contrasts..

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achieverswales

Excellent use of Bollard Nick, composed with a professional eye.

Regards

Trev.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2012 - 11:46 PM

Wonderful,light,excellent comp,well done..Lin

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 9:08 AM

A fine POV.
Rock

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2012 - 12:14 PM

Very nice comp' Nik.

John Smile

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
9 Jun 2012 - 5:40 PM

Lovely composition, love the rust on the bollard,Nice one.
Elena.

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 12:18 AM

Always doing that with me ,big rusty bollards,just come and park themselves right in front of the lens.Wink

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:27 AM

fantastic vintage rust!!
and great DOF, too.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 11:58 AM

A nice bit of BG interest for this fine piece of rust Nick !!
Nice and chunky.
Good shot.
Mick.

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